Date: Fri, 29 Oct 1999 01:06:19 -0500
From: Mark Plumlee <turbospgnopsamsouth.net>
Subject: Re: Bad clutch master cylinder


kk wrote: > I used to know this but: > > 1. where does the clutch master cyl get its fluid from? which reservoir? brake fluid resovoir in front of driver on firewall. clutch slave cly on tranny near front of car facing the driverside > > 2. my 900 Turbo clutch just went--pedal to the floor after 10 sec or so and > it wants to go so I presume either the bearing has gone or spring or all ? bleed the clutch and check the brake fluid. use 13mm wrench to open bleed valve 3/4 turn. put hose over the nippple and pump air into brake master cyl to presurize. add fluid to top and pump all air out. close valve. dont pump to muchair!~ you might blow a sela liek I think I did yesterday!~ > > 3.. cost estimate? and is it worth fixing on a '81 with 225 km --some body > rust but still a great drive. fix it!!!!!! fit it! > > > Opinions? > I did it in the street for about 3hours and its my first time. I can do it in > 45 in if I did it again. > > Casey K. > kollontaynopsamatico.ca > > "Trollhattan Auto Parts, Inc." wrote: > > > Simon; > > > > If you are only experiencing a noise, chances are the pin has worn the > > clutch pin hole in the clutch pedal and master link, from a round to > > oblong hole. This is extremely common in the 900 series cars, and > > very easy to detect. > > > > Grab the pedal with your hand and see how much free play you have > > in the linkage before it will hydraulically actuate. If it is more that > > 1/4 " > > than this is your problem. You can either just replace the pedal, with > > an updated unit that is fitted with a bushing, or replace the master as > > well, > > you must choose your course of action depending on the severity of the > > play. > > > > You should be able to just lubricate the pin and hinge to eliminate the > > noise, > > however, if the linkage is worn you are causing unnecessary wear on the > > trans due to the fact that the clutch plate is not fully disengaging... > > > > Cheers, > > > > Bob > > > > For parts pricing info use the info below: > > > > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ > > Trollhattan Auto Parts, Inc. - Parts for Saab & Volvo Automobiles > > > > Snail Mail Address: > > > > Trollhattan Auto Parts, Inc. > > 813 Eastern Blvd. > > Suite 102 > > Baltimore, MD 21221 > > > > Voice Line:1.800.328.7655 - Orders & Parts Inquiries > > Voice Line: 1.410.682.2827 - Parts Inquiries & Technical Questions > > Fax Line: 1.410.682.4739 - Parts Inquiries & Orders > > Web Server: http://www.cybertroll.com > > E-mail: directnopsamrtroll.com > > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ > > > > simon_magnusnopsameja.com wrote: > > > > > Four days ago my clutch pedal started making a creaking/rubbing sound > > > whever I pressed down on it, and I can feel it in the pedal. It got > > > worse thru the weekend but it quieted down a little today. I have also > > > noticed that the sound practically goes away when I shift at around > > > 3000rpm's and it is at it's most annoying at around 2500rpm's or less. > > > I'm thinking clutch master cylinder but I don't see any leaks, the > > > hoses are intact, and the fluid level is ok. What gives? > > > > > > Thanks, Simon. > > > > > > Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/ > > > Before you buy.

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